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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A crystallized alkaloid of opium, C22H23NO7.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine; -- called also narcotia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An alkaloid found in opium; noscapine

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